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rowan williams and his newly named successor, justin welby, both expressed their disappointment. some british politicians have suggested the church should lose its tax-exempt status for violating antidiscrimination laws. church leaders meeting this week called resolving the issue of female bishops a "matter of urgency." >>> meanwhile, at the vatican last weekend, six new cardinals received their red hats, and for the first time in many years the group did not include any italians or other europeans. the new cardinals came from colombia, india, lebanon, nigeria, the philippines and the u.s. but the full college of cardinals remains heavily european. >>> charities, including several religious groups, reportedly raised at least $10 million online in one day this week, as part of an effort called giving tuesday. organizers encouraged people to donate or volunteer on that day as an antidote to the consumerism of so-called "black friday" and "cyber monday." according to the center on philanthropy at indiana university, charitable giving in the u.s. overall was up in 2011 by nearly 4%. givin
on a global level. britain welcomed news today that prince william and his wife catherine are expecting their first child. the announcement said the 30- year-old mother is in the early weeks of pregnancy. she's hospitalized in london with a severe form of morning sickness, and she's expected to remain there for several days. the baby will be third in line to the british throne. prince charles is first, followed by william. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: how tough is too tough when it comes to sports and brain injuries? it's an issue we've followed over a number of years. today there was new data to chew on. week after week the big hits keep attracting big audiences to professional and college football. but concerns over head injuries in football and other sports have also continued. the connection between repeated blows and a degenerative brain disease known as c.t.e. the latest evidence comes from a new report from bton university that's been published in the scientific journal brain. the four-year study examined brain autopsies of 85 male donor
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-mails to a women in tampa. the former commander of africa command, general william ward, was demoted one rank after being accused of lavish spending. and brigadier general jeffrey sinclair, who was deputy commander of the 82nd airborne division in afghanistan, is facing sexualisconduct charges, including sodomy and wrongful sexual conduct. a new book looks at american generals over the last century. the author is veteran journalist tom ricks. the book is "the generals: american military commanders from world war ii to today." ray suarez spoke to him recently. welcome to the program. >> thank you. suarez: i think reading as a nonmilitary expert but an interested party, the most surprising thing was that so many men who were not really up to the task became generals in the first place. how did that happen? >> george marshal's when he was chief of staff of the army was that generalship is one of the hardest things there is in the world to do. you have to be intellectually and physically engaged and there's enormous stress. it burns people out. his attitude was a good number of people are simply going
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